Foods and Nutrition 1
Students will be introduced to the principles and practices of working with food and culinary equipment. Students will practice the basic skills and knowledge necessary for food preparation by planning, preparing, and evaluating a variety of simple, economical, and nutritious dishes including cookies, quick breads, eggs and grains. Students will survey careers in the area of foods and nutrition.
Foods and Nutrition 2
Students will expand upon principles and methods of cookery. Areas of focus include the preparation of yeast breads, soups, poultry, vegetarianism, and the development of knife skills. Students will continue to develop and refine skills regarding safety, sanitation, kitchen management techniques, and personal qualities for employment success.
Foods and Nutrition 3
Students will focus on pastry preparation, cake preparation, ethnic cuisines, and plan a meal that revolves around a specific cuisine. Students will continue to refine and develop skills regarding safety, sanitation, nutrition, kitchen management techniques, and personal qualities for employment success.
Students will produce quantity food products while demonstrating catering and restaurant management skills within the hospitality industry. Students will prepare specialty food items, apply garnishing techniques, and focus on the art of food presentation. Students will advance skills in safety, sanitation and kitchen management.
Fashion & Apparel 1
Students will comprehend the relationship of apparel and fashion to the global society. Students will select suitable construction materials. Students will demonstration basic hand and machine construction techniques. Students will survey careers in the fashion industry.
Fashion & Apparel 2
Students will demonstrate more advanced skills in clothing construction as well as clothing alteration. They will complete challenging projects incorporating these techniques. Students will survey potential careers in the industry. Students are responsible for materials and supplies.
Students will evaluate how the field of fashion merchandising is incorporated in global society. Students will interpret the influence of design in merchandising selection and presentation. Students will explore techniques that are incorporated in marketing, advertising, and consumer behavior. Students will evaluate higher education and career opportunities in fashion merchandising through authentic situations.
Child Care and Development 1
Students will learn techniques of working with birth to three year olds. Students will discover the importance of the early years in infants’ and toddlers’ physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.
Child Care and Development 2
Students will focus on growth, development, and issues related to preschoolers. Students will explore the areas of development, physical, emotional, social, and intellectual. Health and safety issues and observing young children will be discussed. Careers related to the child care field will be identified.
Child Care and Development 3
Students will evaluate the influence of caregivers and society on a child’s development. Special needs and crises situations for children will be discussed. Students will study lesson design, learning styles, and services/program available for children. Students will develop techniques to enhance a child’s development in music, art, math, science, nutrition, language, and social development.. Students will plan, prepare, and present developmentally appropriate activities in the previously discussed areas. Students will continue utilizing observation and child guidance techniques through the lab experience.